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Filed under 'movies'

July 25, 2010

karthick18's inception

Programatic representation of the underwhelming movie, Inception.

“Running the program would unravel the entire sequence in the movie. Reading the code would explain the movie Programmatically.”

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June 29, 2009

Sorry Star Wars fans, but Ghostbusters is the best film ever made | Caitlin Moran

I definitely agree. Rare is the conversation in which you can’t use the phrase “Cats and dogs, living together”.

June 5, 2009

three frames

Three movie frames, looped.

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May 3, 2009

Where are you in the movie?

If your life was a classic movie, where would you currently be? Currently, I’m just before Walter Peck makes his first visit to the Ghostbusters.

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November 13, 2008

New Watchmen trailer

Words can’t describe how much I’m looking forward to this.

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August 4, 2008

Movie box office charts

Nice streamy visualisations showing movie box office sales over time.

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February 9, 2007

AMC Theatres - Best Picture Showcase

See all five Oscar Best Picture nominees in one day for $30. Tempting, but I think my head would explode with all that worthiness in one sitting!

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November 13, 2006

YouTube - South Park : Bigger, Longer & Uncut - Teaser

A considerably funnier version of the 3D animation gag in the Simpsons trailer: the South Park movie teaser from *1998*.

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October 26, 2006

Netflix Prize: Forum / Miss Congeniality

Some great insights pulled out of the Netflix dataset. The list of movies “you either loved loved loved or hated hated hated” is particularly good.

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October 23, 2006

YouTube - Borat -The first 4 minutes of his Movie

Can’t wait for this to come out!

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October 5, 2006

Criticker - The Departed

The new Scorsese film is getting massively positive reviews — Criticker reckons I’d give it 97/100. Gonna have to break my Leonardo DiCaprio embargo and go see it, I think.

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March 23, 2006

Snakes On A Plane: The Reshoots

SoaP has had reshoots to make it more R-rated, and to add the line “I want these motherfucking snakes off the motherfucking plane!”. I genuinely cannot wait for this movie!

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Interesting take on collaborative filtering — Finds you movie reviewers whose opinions match yours. Initial signs point to it being wicked fricking awesome.

March 19, 2006

Snakes On A Plane trailer

Everything you dreamed it would be. SPOILER WARNING: There’s an aircraft, and it appears to be infested with some form of cold-blooded legless reptiles.

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January 8, 2006

Vongo.com - Choose Now. Watch Now.

Starz’s online video download service: $9.99 for all-you-can-eat movies. Windows & US only, naturally.

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December 24, 2005

Double Feature Finder

Nifty tool to find yourself pairs of movies with close finish & start times. This will make our Boxing Day cinema trip much easier to plan.

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November 27, 2005

Apple - Trailers - Cars - Teaser 4

The new teaser for Pixar’s next flick, Cars, hints that it may not suck as royally as the original trailer suggested. Thank goodness — I was worried for a moment!

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This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.